B. Mus (Calgary)
Annalise Smith is a Lecturer of Musicology in the School of Music at Memorial University. Her research focuses on 18th-century operatic music in France, emphasizing the role institutions play in shaping musical cultures and traditions. Her research also explores issues of sexual violence and perceptions of beauty in musical stage works. She has spoken at numerous conferences in North America and Europe, and her research, supported by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, has received awards from MusCan and regional AMS.
Smith’s current courses included the History of Western Art Music (2005, 2006), Twentieth-Century Musicals (2013), A History of Popular Music in Drama (2007), and A History of Opera (2005). She has also developed an undergraduate course on the intersection between Gender and Music (Spring 2019).